Former CFL and NFL star and ALS advocate, O.J. Brigance is a man who lives every day of his life courageously. O.J. was diagnosed with ALS more than five years ago and continues to work as the Baltimore Ravens' Senior Advisor to Player Development. In addition, O.J. and with his wife, Chanda founded The Brigance Brigade, a nonprofit organization that supports ALS patients and their families and educates the public more about ALS. You can learn more about the organization by clicking here.
O.J. has written a book called "Strength of a Champion: Finding Faith and Fortitude Through Adversity." There will be a book signing for the book on Tuesday October 22, 2013. The book signing will be held from 6-8 p.m. at Greetings and Readings which is located at 118-AA Shawan Rd. Hunt Valley, MD 21030. "In lieu of a signature from O.J., his wife Chanda will stamp each copy of the new book. In Strength of a Champion, Brigance shares the story of his career, his life-changing diagnosis, and his unrelenting fight against the disease. Full of profound revelations and never-before-told anecdotes, Strength of a Champion, with a foreword by Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor member Ray Lewis, is a celebration of the human spirit from a man who left everything on the field."